Archive for January, 2012

Oscar nomination prediction part 2

Posted in Festival/awards on January 24, 2012 by Steve Mesa

Best Foreign Language Film

A Seperation

Footnote

In Darkness

Monsieur Lazhar

Pina

Alternate: Superclasico

Best Documentary

Hell and Back Again

Paradise Lost 3

Pina

Project Nim

We Were Here

Alternate: Buck

Best Animated Feature

The Adventures of Tintin

Arthur Christmas

Cars 2

Puss in Boots

Rango

Alternate: Rio

Best Cinematography

The Artist

Hugo

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

The Tree of Life

War Horse

Alternate: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Best Film Editing

The Artist

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Hugo

Moneyball

War Horse

Alternate: The Descendants

Best Art Direction

The Artist

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2

Hugo

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

War Horse

Alternate: Jane Eyre

Best Costume Design

Anonymous

The Artist

Hugo

Jane Eyre

W.E.

Alternate: War Horse

Best Original Song

 “Life’s a Happy Song” (The Muppets)

“The Living Proof” (The Help)

“Pictures in my Head” (The Muppets)

Alternate: “Star Spangled Man” (Captain America)

Best Original Score

The Artist

The Adventures of Tintin

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Hugo

War Horse

Alternate: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Best Sound Mixing

The Adventures of Tintin

The Artist

Super 8

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

War Horse

Alternate: Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

Best Sound Editing

The Adventures of Tintin

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

Super 8

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

War Horse

Alternate: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Best Visual Effects

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2

Hugo

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

The Tree of Life

Alternate:  Super 8

Best Makeup

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2

Hugo

The Iron Lady

Alternate: Gainsbourgh: A Heroic Life

2012 Golden Globe predictions

Posted in Festival/awards on January 15, 2012 by Steve Mesa

Best Motion Picture-Drama

The Descendants

The Help

Hugo

The Ides of March

Moneyball

War Horse

Who will win: The Descendants

Who should win: Moneyball

 

Best Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy

The Artist

Bridesmaids

50/50

Midnight in Paris

My Week with Marilyn

Who will/should win: The Artist

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Drama

George Clooney-The Descendants

Leonardo DiCaprio-J. Edgar

Michael Fassbender-Shame

Ryan Gosling-The Ides of March

Brad Pitt-Moneyball

Who will win: George Clooney

Who should win: Michael Fassbender

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture-Drama

Glenn Close-Albert Nobbs

Viola Davis-The Help

Rooney Mara-The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Meryl Streep-The Iron Lady

Tilda Swinton-We Need to Talk About Kevin

Who will win: Viola Davis

Who should win: Rooney Mara

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy

Jean Dujardin-The Artist

Brendan Gleeson-The Guard

Joseph Gordon-Levitt-50/50

Ryan Gosling-Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Owen Wilson-Midnight in Paris

Who will/should win: Jean Dujardin

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role-Musical or Comedy

Jodie Foster-Carnage

Charlize Theron-Young Adult

Kristen Wiig-Bridesmaids

Michelle Williams-My Week with Marilyn

Kate Winslet-Carnage

Who will/should win: Michelle Williams

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Kenneth Branagh-My Week with Marilyn

Albert Brooks-Drive

Jonah Hill-Moneyball

Viggo Mortensen-A Dangerous Method

Christopher Plummer-Beginners

Who will win: Christopher Plummer

Who should win: Albert Brooks

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Bérénice Bejo-The Artist

Jessica Chastain-The Help

Janet McTeer-Albert Nobbs

Octavia Spencer-The Help

Shailene Woodley-The Descendants

Who will win: Bernice Bejo

Who should win: Jessica Chastain

Best Director-Motion Picture

Woody Allen-Midnight in Paris

George Clooney-The Ides of March

Michel Hazanavicius-The Artist

Alexander Payne-The Descendants

Martin Scorsese-Hugo

Who will win: Michel Hazanavicius

Who should win: Martin Scorsese

Best Screenplay-Motion Picture

The Artist-Michel Hazanavicius

The Descendants-Alexander Payne. Nat Faxon, Jim Rash

The Ides of March-George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon

Midnight in Paris-Woody Allen

Moneyball-Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, Stan Chervin

Who will win: The Descendants

Who should win: Moneyball